Welcome to HealthWise, a space devoted to all things health and wellness!

Here you’ll find information about our free education classes and workshops, upcoming events, and MMC news and information designed to help you lead a healthier life. We’ll introduce you to some of the staff you might interact with and what you can expect if you are ever a patient and share experiences other patients have had here at MMC.

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Currently, HealthWise is a joint quarterly magazine with our sister hospital Hayward Area Memorial Hospital that is distributed via direct mail throughout our primary service area.

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Q&A with Dr. Justin Cummins

Memorial Medical Center is excited to announce that starting this September, expanded orthopedic services will be available in the Ashland area. Leading the new orthopedic services team of MMC will be Dr. Justin Cummins and Dr.… Read More ⇒

Orthopedic Surgeon Bios

In fall, 2018, Dr. Joseph Signorelli and Dr. Justin Cummins joined Orthopedic Services of Memorial Medical Center. Dr. Joseph Signorelli Dr. Joseph Signorelli is a board certified orthopedic surgeon with Orthopedic Services of Memorial Medical Center… Read More ⇒

55+ Health Expo

Mark you calendars, the Expo is coming soon. This years 55+ Health Expo will be held on August 22, 2018. It will be scheduled from 9:00 am until 2:00 pm. The expo will be located at… Read More ⇒

Advanced 3D Mammography

MMC is now pleased to provide the latest 3D Mammography Services The Siemens MAMMOMAT Revelation, is our latest investment in technology, bringing more streamlined mammography services to Chequamegon Bay. Mammography Suite</strong Wide-angle tomosynthesis- 41.5% higher cancer… Read More ⇒

Q&A with Sara Neuberger, Lead Mammography Technologist

Memorial Medical Center recently upgraded their radiology department with 3D mammography. Our new 3d mammography machine, known as the Siemens Mammomat, utilizes up to 30% less radiation without compromising image quality. Here, our lead mammography tech… Read More ⇒

Prostate Cancer Support Group

The Prostate Cancer Support group is for people coping with current or past diagnosis of prostate cancer. The meeting is free and open to the public. Tuesday, June 26 10 am – 11 am Raspberry Island… Read More ⇒

Seeking Allergy Relief

A new service in Ashland and Hayward is helping allergy patients find relief this spring. This spring, Jennifer Bednarik went outside to play football with her son. This in itself wouldn’t seem like a big deal,… Read More ⇒

Q&A with Laurie, McKuen, ER Nurse Manager

What does an Emergency Department Nurse Manger do? The primary responsibility of the ER Nurse Manager is to provide leadership and promote cooperation from all staff, to provide safe, timely and quality patient care to patients… Read More ⇒

Sherry Shares Her Heart Story

Just shy of her 47th birthday, Sherry Stolarzyk was busy working a closing at Wisconsin Title when she noticed an odd pain in her neck. At the time, she wrote it off as stress and sleeping… Read More ⇒

Mother & Baby Yoga Classes

Mothers and babies (6 weeks – 9 months) are invited to enjoy movements and activities together in this relaxed paced mother and baby yoga class. Exercises focus on bolstering mom and baby’s bond while rebuilding mom’s… Read More ⇒